Breadder Burque Ch. XVI: Bake on Through to the Other Side

I’ve rarely experienced writer’s block. I know the trick of just free-writing whatever comes into your head to break through the brain noise preventing me from getting the words to flow. Nonetheless, I am also fully aware that most of my first-pass writing sucks and that’s just part of the process, and my creative work,… Read More Breadder Burque Ch. XVI: Bake on Through to the Other Side

When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Go on a Faux Bike Tour

I’ve had the lazy, wandering pleasure each of the past eleven summers to spend at least a month of it out of town riding a bicycle. 2009: Germany; 2010: Katy Trail, Missouri and on down the Mississippi River; 2011: U.S. East Coast; 2012: Germany/Netherlands: And, so on. But, to quote Paul McCartney from “Let it… Read More When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Go on a Faux Bike Tour

Breadder Burque, Ch. XV: Books and Baguettes

by Emily Esterson Sometimes, even when you think you’ve done everything right, the results are tragic. There are the sourdough bagels that turn into tiny hard disks (which was mystifying, because I’m really, really good at bagels, normally). There was a cake disaster of sticky, gluey non-cakiness. There was the famous brioche mishap, that brought… Read More Breadder Burque, Ch. XV: Books and Baguettes

Getting Coffee Shouldn’t Be So Dangerous in Wells Park

Read about a new coffee shop in Wells Park this morning in “Downtown Albuquerque News.” Nice hyperlocal (that’s a good thing) online news source, you should check it out.  Coffee shop Casa de Luna at 5th and Kinley is another step in the transformation of eastern Wells Park from generally non-residential along the lower numbered… Read More Getting Coffee Shouldn’t Be So Dangerous in Wells Park